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Is Public Land Set to Be Sold?

Public land and the Rocky Mountain West are tied together. When hunters from the East think of coming West their first question is often, “How hard is it to plan my own hunt on public land?” The tone in Washington D.C. has ...


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2014 Could Be A Very Good Year!

Tall, wide and heavy is what every hunter dreams of finding when it comes to antlers on elk and deer. Sure, some of us like other characteristics but I would be hard pressed to find a hunter who wouldn’t pull the trigger on a...



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Tips and Tactics: The Zeiss Conquest HD5 With Rapid Z Reticle

Are you in the market for a new rifle scope?  Take a look at the Zeiss Conquest HD 5 with the Rapid Z reticle.  We promise you won’t be disappointed! For more great tips and tactics, gear reviews and hunting stories cli...


Guy's 2007 New Mexico Bull.

Did you apply to hunt elk in the Southwest? Start praying for rain!

When you think big bull elk, you think of the premier areas in Arizona, New Mexico, Utah and of course Nevada. If you have been a subscriber with us for long then you have probably seen the great bulls from these units that hav...



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Elk and Their Battle With Old Man Winter

If there was ever one factor that changes the outlook for a hunting unit, it is an elk’s battle with Old Man Winter.  Winter kills more animals than any other factor and can have lingering effects on the population for m...


#3. Grizzly on ElkWeb

Will Western States Finally Manage Grizzly Bears?

The next predator battle is here and it’s not going to take long for this one to heat up.  Grizzly bears have recovered in Yellowstone according the Interagency Grizzly Bear Committee and have healthy populations from No...



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Guy’s Top 5 Wyoming Picks – Deer and Antelope

Guy’s Top 5 WY Picks – Deer and Antelope Wyoming Mule Deer Picks 1)   Area 102 2)   Area 105 3)   Region G 4)   Area 101 5)   Area 89  Best area with 3 points – Area 117 Best 0 point options – Areas 78, 7...


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To Snow or Not to Snow?

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hide, feast and famine, take your pick which analogy you like the best to describe the conditions across the west. It may take more than April showers to bring May flowers in parts of the west. According to a...



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Not On My Watch!

We figured this might be in the works at some point and we narrowly missed the battle this year. Read HB0112 2 to find out what the Wyoming legislature was up to recently.   As of this morning the bill was pulled from the tab...


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When The Chips Are Down…..

Each year about this time, we always get the question, “How do we come up with our color grade ratings for trophy units?” Basically, what makes a “Blue Chip” unit? This is one of those things where the question is much ...